CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

June 2016

Enola Low Grade Rail Trail Continues to Expand

The Enola Low Grade Rail Trail in Manor Township is one of my favorite destinations. For now, it dead ends in Safe Harbor. The first time I pulled my bicycle ...Read More

The Total Dining Experience

The Belvedere Inn may just have it all – great food, a friendly bar, a fun atmosphere, weekend entertainment, a touch of history and outdoor dining. This Lancaster restaurant’s name was ...Read More

The Long & Short of It

It’s funny how contacts are made. Three years ago, when a trip to the Pet Emergency Treatment Services center was needed, I was fascinated by the gorgeous photography of dogs ...Read More

Day Trips for Garden Lovers

It’s the perfect time of the year to take a day or a weekend and journey to some public and botanic gardens, where the focus is on designed borders with ...Read More

Columbia Makes A Super-Natural Connection to Halloween

Thanks to several organizations that sponsor Halloween-related events and the fact that spookiness seems to be synonymous with Columbia, it

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the

The Brubaker: Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for

Strasburg!

Who hasn’t walked down Main Street in Strasburg and admired the beautifully restored and preserved homes? You can thank the

A Plant for All Seasons

“Are there any flowering shrubs I can grow under or at the edge of large deciduous trees?” is a familiar